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North America News from December 2015

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Erhardt in US transformation

December 22 - December 22 - Erhardt Proyectos has coordinated the delivery of a 255-tonne ABB transformer, as well as some additional breakbulk cargo, from Spain to the USA.
Views: 1304
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Flamar and OXL file for bankruptcy

December 22 - December 22 - The multipurpose project shipping sector ends the year on a sad note with the news that ships agency Flamar and heavy lift and multipurpose shipping line OXL have filed for bankruptcy at the commercial court in Bruges.
Views: 1436
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ABC reaches new heights

December 21 - December 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) continued its period of strong growth with a 27 percent year-on-year rise in cargo carried during November 2015.
Views: 1184
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Breakbulk shipping improvement 'some way off'

December 21 - December 21 - According to global shipping consultancy Drewry, although demand growth is expected to recover next year after a very poor 2015, and supply growth is likely to be minimal, competition from other sectors will maintain pressure on the breakbul
Views: 1394
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Lander lands at TransAtlantic

December 21 - December 21 - Effective January 1, 2016, Magnus Lander will become managing director for TransAtlantic AB, replacing Heléne Mellquist.
Views: 910
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M-Star on the double

December 18 - December 18 - M-Star Freight Services recently completed a pair of project moves from multiple points of origin to Russia.
Views: 2001
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What next for US crude?

December 18 - December 18 - With US Congress nearing a deal to end its longstanding crude oil export ban, HLPFI considers the impact this will have on the languishing sector.
Views: 2066
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Mammoet gets big fleet boost

December 18 - December 18 - Mammoet USA has invested in a 1,600-tonne capacity Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane to tackle several upcoming projects on the Gulf Coast.
Views: 1229
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Tradelossa on the boil

December 17 - December 17 - Tradelossa has transported an 850-tonne boiler from the Mexican Port of Altamira to a waiting barge, ready for shipment to the USA.
Views: 1028
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Six missing after tanker collision

December 17 - December 17 - Denmark headquartered Thorco Shipping confirmed that its multipurpose vessel, Thorco Cloud, sank following a collision with a Stolt Tanker vessel.
Views: 1042
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Swire links China to Pacific

December 17 - December 17 - Effective January 1, 2016, Swire Shipping is enhancing its Bali Hai service from North Asia to the South Pacific.
Views: 1091
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Airlines overturn price-fixing fines

December 17 - December 17 - The General Court of the European Union has upheld an appeal by 11 airlines against a EUR790 million (USD864 million) fine, originally imposed in 2010 for air cargo price-fixing between 1999 and 2006.
Views: 694
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Sohar steels Changbao deal

December 15 - December 15 - Sohar Port and Freezone has signed a lease agreement with Chinese steel manufacturer Jiangsu Changbao Steel Tube Company.
Views: 1502
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UTC hails Ex-Im bank renewal

December 11 - December 11 - UTC Overseas has expressed its thanks to industry colleagues, supporters and associates for their combined efforts in winning Congressional reauthorisation of the US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im).
Views: 1129
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Engineered Rigging unveils more

December 11 - December 11 - Engineered Rigging has presented its innovative pipe modular lift system (PMLS) at the Power-Gen conference in Las Vegas.
Views: 1096
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Cargolux CWA deal takes step backwards

December 10 - December 10 - Collective work agreement (CWA) talks between Cargolux management and the unions were cut short after LCGB backtracked on the principle agreement reached on December 1.
Views: 1252
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ACS fires up in Iraq

December 10 - December 10 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has transported three fire trucks from Turkey to Iraq on two IL-76 freighter aircraft.
Views: 1201
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Lufthansa stands United

December 10 - December 10 - Lufthansa and United Airlines plan to increase their cargo cooperation on routes between the USA and Europe.
Views: 841
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US approves highway bill and EXIM Bank

December 9 - December 9 - After lengthy debate, the US Senate approved a five-year USD305 billion highway bill and revived the charter of the US Export-Import Bank.
Views: 1228
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Imperial makes Speedway buy

December 9 - December 9 - Imperial Crane Services has acquired Speedway Crane, which it says will help accelerate its expansion into the Joliet region of Illinois, USA.
Views: 1172
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Adams joins ALE

December 8 - December 8 - ALE has appointed Darren Adams as the new director for its UK business.
Views: 1931
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AAL in Swire tie-up

December 7 - December 7 - Effective December 14, AAL is entering a space sharing agreement with Swire Shipping that aims to further strengthen its breakbulk liner service between Asia and the East Coast of Australia.
Views: 1329
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deugro extends with Siemens

December 4 - December 4 - deugro Danmark and Siemens Wind Power have agreed a long term contract for the transport of forthcoming offshore wind turbine projects, extending the strong cooperation the two companies have had for many years.
Views: 1538
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JAS moves O&G pair

December 3 - December 3 - Bremen headquartered JAS Projects has completed a pair of project shipments recently.
Views: 878
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Daco brings the blades

December 2 - December 2 - Heavy transportation specialist Daco Heavy Lift de Centroamerica has recently completed wind farm projects in Panamá, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and in its domestic market of Guatemala.
Views: 1264
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WWL to go weekly to US west coast

December 1 - December 1 - Effective January 2016, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) will increase the frequency and capacity of its transatlantic service, to offer a regular, weekly service from key ports in Europe to the US west coast.
Views: 1275
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BNSFL duo combine in refinery move

December 1 - December 1 - BNSF Logistics Toronto and BNSFL's Global Project Center in Houston have coordinated the transport of multiple over-dimensional cargoes, which had arrived at the Port of Houston from China, to Beaumont, Texas.
Views: 980

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